Get all the information for the day's schedule on September 18th. General Admission is free. VIP Area requires tickets. Click below!
We have a wide variety of sponsorship opportunities to fit everyone's budget. Are you a vendor? We have big crowds attending!
Join other event and vintage auto and motorcycle enthusiasts at our kick-off party Thursday night! Held at the Brooklawn Estate, this evening is one not to be missed!
Here's your chance chance to join in the fun! Open to all car enthusiasts, this special evening gives non-competitors to take a cruise around the city and to preview the course - Free of charge!
Driver registration for the Coatesville Invitational Vintage Grand Prix opens 7/1/2021 and is managed through Motorsport.reg. There is limited space for 60 cars and 12 motorcycles, so click below to register!
The course meanders through a 2+ mile course in the heart of downtown Coatesville. Our map will help you find parking, safe areas to cross the course, vendor and VIP areas as well.
Download the Event Map below.
Driving through the streets of Coatesville on America’s First Historic Super Highway!
This invitational event hosted by the City of Coatesville will feature vintage race cars and motorcycles dating back from the early 1900’s through 1975.
8:00 AM - The event gets started at with a Color Guard ceremony and our National Anthem.
8:30AM - Cars leave the start in timed heats and follow a 2.2 mile course along Lincoln Highway encompassing the heart of the city and its neighborhoods.
Kicking off the weekend, the Coatesville Rotary Club will host a ticketed PRIXview Party on Thursday night, September 16, at The Brooklawn Estate (Tickets coming soon). Come enjoy an evening of socializing, light fare and cocktails at one of Chester County's most storied historical estates!
New this year is a Friday Cruise-in event featuring vintage cars, trucks and special interest vehicles. From 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., the public is invited to cruise in their hot rods, classic and restored cars and can park their vehicles on Lincoln Highway between 1st and 5th streets where spectators can get an up-close look. No entry fee or registration is required; however, all vehicles must be licensed.
The main event begins Saturday, September 18th at 8:00am with a Color Guard performance of the National Anthem and cars will leave the start at 8:30. Classic vehicles, dating from the early 1900's through 1975, leave the pit at 9am and follow a 2 mile course throughout the city. Local vendors, food and beverage trucks, and the Western Chester County Chamber of Commerce VIP Area will add to the day's entertainment!
SATURDAY SPECTATOR ADMISSION IS FREE!
This epic motorsport event is free to public. The Start/Finish line is located at 3rd and
Lincoln Highway. First run group starts off at 8:30am and heats are listed below. Find a great spot along Lincoln Highway to watch all the action of the day. Fun for the whole family!
Group 1: 1900 to 1950, "Open Wheeled" race cars,
Group 2: 1930 to 1975, 4-cylinder cars,
Group 3: 1930 to 1975, 6-cylinder cars
Group 4: 1930 to 1975, 8 and 12 cylinder race cars.
Group 5: 1930 to 1975 racing motorcycles
GATEWAY PARK VINTAGE AND CLASSIC CAR AND MOTORCYCLE PARKING
Gateway Park is located at First Avenue and Lincoln Highway. We are planning to have a special parking area for vintage and classic vehicles. We invite all vintage and classic car owners, along with vintage and classic motorcycles owners, to park at Gateway Park this year. Gateway is just steps away from Pit Lane and all the action. Parking is just $10 per car.
Gateway opens at 8am. Space is limited, so get there early!
VENDORS AND FOOD TRUCKS AT 3RD AVENUE AND HARMONY STREET
Vendors and food trucks, will all be located right in the middle of all the action. Things get started there at 10 am. Drop by for some fun, great food and thirst quenching drinks.
AVAILABLE PARKING AREAS - $5 PER CAR
• Gateway Park is reserved for Vintage Cars
• Coatesville Train Station at 3rd Avenue and Fleetwood
• Abdala Park at Olive Street/East Lincoln Highway
• Geo Carlson Lot at Church Street
• 190 West Lincoln Highway Parking Lot - off Church Street
We may adding more parking as we get closer to the event. Look for updates.
OFFICIAL HOTEL: Fairfield Inn & Suites Kennett Square Brandywine Valley
At Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott located in historic Kennett Square, Pennsylvania, experience small town friendliness during each stay! Enjoy a complimentary hot breakfast, FREE Parking, indoor pool & whirlpool, fitness center and high-speed Internet access.
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Coatesville is 44 miles west of Philadelphia and located in beautiful Chester County, Pennsylvania.
Coatesville, Pennsylvania, United States